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Troy Schmitz

Troy Schmitz

Associate Professor, Morrison School of Agribusiness, W. P. Carey School of Business

Troy.Schmitz@asu.edu

480-727-1566

The Polytechnic School
Arizona State University
7231 E. Sonoran Arroyo Mall
Mesa, AZ 85212-2080

Titles

  • Senior Sustainability Scholar, Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability
  • Associate Professor, Morrison School of Agribusiness, W. P. Carey School of Business

Biography

Troy Schmitz is an associate professor in the Morrison School of Agribusiness. He received his B.S. degree in Mathematics (high honors) and Computer Science (honors) from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from University of California, Berkeley. His areas of expertise include international agricultural policy, food security, environmental economics, benefit-cost analysis, and the economics of biofuels and biotechnology regulation. He has worked throughout North America and in the Middle East. Portions of his work have been translated into Turkish, German, French, and Spanish. His current work focuses on the impact of international agricultural policies on health and the environment.

Education

  • PhD, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Berkeley, 1995
  • MS, Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California-Berkeley, 1991
  • BS, Computer Science, University of Saskatchewan (St. Thomas More College), Canada, 1990
  • BS, Mathematics, University of Saskatchewan (St. Thomas More College), Canada, 1990

Expertise

Journal Articles

2016

Schmitz, A., D. J. Haynes and T. G. Schmitz. 2016. Alternative approaches to compensation and producer rights. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 64(3):439-454. DOI: 10.1111/cjag.12085. (link )

2015

Schmitz, A., D. J. Haynes, T. G. Schmitz and E. D. Schmitz. 2015. Negative externalities, healthcare costs, and E-cigarettes: Terminating the Ontario Tobacco Quota Program. The International Journal of Health, Wellness and Society 5(3):99-108. (link )

Schmitz, T. G. and K. E. Lewis. 2015. Impact of NAFTA on U.S. and Mexican sugar markets. Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 40(3):387-404. (link )

2014

Haynes, D. J., A. Schmitz and T. G. Schmitz. 2014. Smoking and environmental pollution: Why there could be a free lunch. Environmental Economics 5(2):66-70. (link )

Moss, C. B., A. Schmitz and T. G. Schmitz. 2014. Production decoupling under US farm programs. Natural Resources 5(1):10-14. DOI: 10.4236/nr.2014.51003 . (link )

2013

Schmitz, A., D. J. Haynes and T. G. Schmitz. 2013. Benefit-cost analysis: Government compensation vs. consumer tax model. Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 4(3):375-389. DOI: 10.1515/jbca-2013-0010. (link )

Schmitz, A., D. J. Haynes and T. G. Schmitz. 2013. Consumer tax production quota buyouts and negative compensation: Producers' dilemma. Theoretical Economics Letters 3:156-158. DOI: 10.4236/tel.2013.33025. (link )

Schmitz, A., D. J. Haynes, T. G. Schmitz and E. D. Schmitz. 2013. The U.S. tobacco buyout: A partial and general equilibrium analysis. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 45(3):411-419. (link )

2012

Schmitz, A., C. B. Moss, T. G. Schmitz and G. Greene. 2012. Markets for used motor oil in California under a controversial deposit-refund system. Environmental Economics 3(4):23-34. (link )

Schmitz, T. G. and A. Schmitz. 2012. The complexities of the interface between agricultural policy and trade. Estey Centre Journal of International Law and Trade Policy 13(1):14-25. (link )

Schmitz, T. G., A. Schmitz and D. Haynes. 2012. Inflated production quota gains paid for by a consumption tax. Theoretical Economic Letters 2:67-68. DOI: 10.4236/tel.2012.21012. (link )

2011

Schmitz, T. G. and A. Schmitz. 2011. Compensation and the twin producer gains from production quotas. Theoretical Economic Letters 1(3):70-72. DOI: 10.4236/tel.2011.13015. (link )

2010

Schmitz, A. and T. G. Schmitz. 2010. Benefit-cost analysis: Distributional considerations under producer quota buyouts. Journal of Benefit-Cost Analysis 1(1):1-15. DOI: 10.2202/2152-2812.1002. (link )

2009

Schmitz, A., H. Furtan and T. G. Schmitz. 2009. Agricultural policy: High commodity and input prices. Agricultural and Resource Economics Review 38(1):18-35. DOI: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/49862/2/schmitz%20-%20april%202009.pdf.

Schmitz, T. G., A. Schmitz and J. L. Seale Jr. 2009. The optimal Byrd tariff in vertical markets. International Journal of Applied Economics 6(1):1-10. (link )

2008

Moss, C. B., T. G. Schmitz and A. Schmitz. 2008. Segregating genetically modified and nongenetically modified corn in a marketing channel. Applied Economics 40(21):2765-2774. DOI: 10.1080/00036840600970336. (link )

Schmitz, A., T. G. Schmitz and P. Schure. 2008. High commodity prices and the EU's single payment scheme: Some consequences of double-dipping. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economcs 56(4):523-531. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7976.2008.00145.x. (link )

Schmitz, T. G., C. R. Giese and C. J. Shultz II. 2008. Welfare implications of EU enlargement under the CAP. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics 56(4):555-562. DOI: 10.1111/j.1744-7976.2008.00147.x. (link )

2007

Schmitz, A., C. B. Moss and T. G. Schmitz. 2007. Ethanol: No free lunch. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization 5(2):Art. 3. DOI: 10.2202/1542-0485.1186. (link )

Schmitz, A., F. Rossi and T. G. Schmitz. 2007. U.S. cotton subsidies: Drawing a fine line on the degree of decoupling. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics 39(1):135-149. DOI: 10.1017/S107407080002280X. (link )

2006

Acharya, R. N., P. M. Patterson, E. P. Hill, T. G. Schmitz and E. Bohm. 2006. An evaluation of the "TrEAT Yourself Well" restaurant nutrition campaign. Health Education & Behavior 33(3):309-324. DOI: 10.1177/1090198105284875. (link )

Moss, C. B., A. Schmitz and T. G. Schmitz. 2006. First-generation genetically modified organisms in agriculture. Journal of Public Affairs 6(1):46-57. DOI: 10.1002/pa.41. (link )

Moss, C. B. and T. G. Schmitz. 2006. A semiparametric estimator of the Zellner production function for corn: Fitting the univariate primal. Applied Economics Letter 13(13):863-867. DOI: 10.1080/13504850500425394. (link )

Schmitz, A., T. G. Schmitz and F. Rossi. 2006. Agricultural subsidies in developed countries: Impact on global welfare. Review of Agricultural Economics 28(3):416-425. DOI: 10.1111/j/1467-9353.2006.00307.x. (link )

Schmitz, A., J. L. Seale Jr and T. G. Schmitz. 2006. The 0ptimal processor tariff under the Byrd Amendment. International Journal of Applied Economics 3(2):9-20.

2005

Rossi, F., A. Schmitz and T. G. Schmitz. 2005. The multiplicative effects of water subsidies and price support payments: The case of U.S. cotton. Journal of International Agricultural Trade and Development 1(1):55-70.

Schmitz, A., T. G. Schmitz and J. L. Seale Jr. 2005. Prospects for bilateral and regional free trade agreements and the economics of sugar. International Sugar Journal 107(1278):328-340.

Schmitz, T. G., A. Schmitz and C. B. Moss. 2005. The economic impact of StarLink corn. Agribusiness 21(3):391-407. DOI: 10.1002/agr.20054. (link )

2004

Moss, C. B., T. G. Schmitz and A. Schmitz. 2004. The brave new world: Imperfect information, segregation costs, and genetically modified organisms. German Journal of Agricultural Economics 53(8):303-308. (link )

Schmitz, A., J. L. Seale Jr and T. G. Schmitz. 2004. Determinants of Brazil's ethanol sugar blend ratios. International Sugar Journal 106(1271):586-596.

Schmitz, T. G., A. Schmitz and C. B. Moss. 2004. Did StarLink reduce import demand for corn?. Journal of Agricultural & Food Industrial Organization 2(2):. DOI: 10.2202/1542-0485.1067. (link )

Schmitz, T. G. and J. L. Seale Jr. 2004. Countervailing duties, antidumping tariffs, and the Byrd Amendment: A welfare analysis. International Journal of Applied Economics 1(1):65-80. (link )

2003

Schmitz, T. G., C. B. Moss and A. Schmitz. 2003. Marketing channels complete for U.S. stocker cattle. Journal of Agribusiness 21(2):131-148. (link )

Books

2016

Schmitz, A., P. L. Kennedy and T. G. Schmitz eds. 2016. Food Security in a Food Abundant World: An Individual Country Perspective. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. ISBN: 978-1-78560-215-3.

2015

Schmitz, A., P. L. Kennedy and T. G. Schmitz eds. 2015. Food Security in an Uncertain World: An International Perspective. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. ISBN: 978-1-78560-213-9.

2010

Schmitz, A., C. B. Moss, T. G. Schmitz, H. W. Furtan and H. C. Schmitz. 2010. Agricultural Policy, Agribusiness, and Rent-Seeking Behaviour. University of Toronto Press Inc.. Toronto. ISBN: 978-0802095473.

2005

Schmitz, A., C. B. Moss, T. G. Schmitz and W. W. Koo eds. 2005. International Agricultural Trade Disputes: Case Studies in North America. University of Calgary Press. ISBN: 978-1552381526.

Schmitz, T. G., C. B. Moss, A. Schmitz, A. Kagan and B. Babcock eds. 2005. E-Commerce in Agribusiness. Florida Science Source, LLC. Ocalal, FL. ISBN: 0-944961-07-X.

Book Chapters

2007

Schmitz, A., F. Rossi and T. G. Schmitz. 2007. Agricultural subsidies under decoupling. Pp. 131-148 In: Zerbe, R. ed., Research in Law and Economics. Vol 23. Emerald Group Publishing Ltd. ISBN: 978-0-7623-1363-1.